Front Page Foundation Awards Grants to High School Media Education Programs

  The Front Page Foundation has expanded its philanthropy recently to provide media education programs for high school youth, in addition to its college scholarships for journalism and broadcast college scholarships. The media-focused Foundation raises funds through the annual Front Page Follies, a parody of the past year’s news in song, coming up on Thursday, […]

Suttree Landing now available to rent for events

The City of Knoxville’s Office of Special Events is now accepting applications from organizers wanting to reserve and host events at Suttree Landing Festival Lawn in South Knoxville. “Suttree Landing is a unique space with its own benefits and challenges,” said Special Events Director Judith Foltz. “We’re excited to work with local event planners to […]

Historic Homes of Knoxville Celebrate Statehood Day on May 26, May 27, and June 2

(05/23/2018/Knoxville) –June 1, 2018 marks the 222nd anniversary of Tennessee’s admission as the 16th state in the union. East Tennessee’s most important cultural heritage sites are partnering to celebrate Statehood Day on Saturdays, May 26 and June 2, and Sunday, May 27. The sites include places of historical significance in the exciting journey from the […]

No Road Construction Delays for Memorial Day Travelers

TDOT to Suspend All Lane Closure Activity for the Holiday Weekend   Motorists won’t be delayed by road construction as they travel Tennessee’s highways this Memorial Day weekend. The Tennessee Department of Transportation will suspend all construction-related lane closures on interstates and state routes beginning at 12:00 noon on Friday, May 25 through 6:00 a.m. […]

Memorial Day Weekend Celebrations, Observations & Festivals

  This Week’s Tennessee Tourism Round Up Nearly 42 million travelers are expected to travel nationwide during Memorial Day weekend, according to AAA. Here are the festivals and celebrations going on across Tennessee this week to mark the unofficial kick-off to summer. For a complete list of events, visit tnvacation.com/calendar. Honoring Heroes Memphis –The Pink […]

Jobs To-Go information meeting and hiring event this Sunday

When: 2 p.m. Sunday May 27, 2018   Where: Overcoming Believers Church – 211 Harriet Tubman Street   Who: Save Our Sons representatives, Change Center Job Initiative representatives, and Johnson Family of Restaurants hiring personnel   Looking for a job or new opportunity? The City of Knoxville’s Save Our Sons initiative is partnering with Change […]

Special event to bring the blues to West End Avenue in Farragut

The Town of Farragut and SHOP FARRAGUT are delighted to announce the Second Annual RED WHITE & BLUES JAM at The West End Shopping Center presented by TDS Telecom.  It will be located just South of Farragut High School, on Saturday July 7th.   Farragut merchants will move outside and into the parking lot along West […]

Parade Brings Puppets To East Knoxville

  If you’ve seen a papier mache puppet of Dolly Parton that’s even larger than life, you’ve witnessed the work of Cattywampus Puppet Council. The nonprofit organization’s second annual Appalachian Puppet Pageant – a “giant puppet community arts parade” and post-parade festival – will be held Saturday, May 26, between the Five Points neighborhood and […]

Fun, Fun, Fun At Kids Fish Free Day

  The Clinch River Chapter of Trout Unlimited is looking for LOTS OF CHILDREN to enjoy one of its happiest events of the year: Kids Fish Free Day on Saturday, June 9. It’s open to all and admission is free. Children will be fishing, tying flies, riding in boats, eating hot dogs and signing up […]

Tennessee Department of Human Services Helps Students Realize Dream

Two years of outreach is producing the first class of community college graduates.   Students across the state are graduating from community college this month through a unique outreach program with the Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS).   More than two years ago, TDHS launched an effort to encourage high school seniors receiving benefits […]

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